Midweek Round-up 18th September

ART

HIDDEN ARTWORKS PRINTED ON RAILINGS

Street art collective, ‘Zebrating’, have created these street art illusions that can only be seen from a certain angle. 

 

MOTION GRAPHICS

GTI BANNERBAHN

Crazy new campaign from VW Netherland,  they actually painted 4 websites with banner space on to the tarmac, this is then streamed from an arial viewpoint live into the site and the person who clicks/catches the Golf GTI can win it.

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SOFTWARE

CODER – GOOGLES NEW OS FOR PI

Google have created this new simple OS that that comes with a simple coding interface and a safe web-server to allow children to start leaning how to program for the web.

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APP

EATWITH – DINE WITH ME FOR THE MASSES

Think you are a pretty good cook and like hosting dinner parties? Or would you like to visit somewhere and get an authentic cuisine experience? Eat With is a new service that matches guests or hosts for paid dinner parties. Nom.

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DESIGN & UX

I DRAW ON CATS

Instagram feed where Amanda and Bob Draw on photos of cats. This wins the internet, for today at least.

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EXPERIENTIAL

EMBRAER FLYING BOOK

Using Magnets, Paulo Coelho has created a brochure for this aviation manufacturer that “flies” above its stand. 

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GADGET / INVENTION

OCCIPTAL TURNS YOUR IPAD INTO A REAL TIME 3D SCANNER

This Amazing new Kickstarter project plugs into your iPad and allows you to scan 3d scenes and objects for printing or to run realtime 3d sensing software, a very cool bit of kit which could be used for a lot of different applications. 

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WEBSITE

VIRGIN MEDIA BLINKWASHING

Mother US have created this new You Tube experience that is controlled via webcam when you blink, it’s a nice interaction idea but ultimately I was so busy blinking I didn’t actually listen or get any of the messaging. Ad Fail.

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SOCIAL

GOOGLE+ INTRODUCES NEW PHOTO EDITING TOOLS

Google are trying to encourage people on to their social network with the addition of some fancy new image correction tools and a set of instagram style filters. However you can only use them if you are using chrome, funny that.

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NEXT LEVEL

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER WAYS TO ERASE BAD MEMORIES

Scientists have managed to isolate proteins in the brain called actin when memories are formed. By blocking these they can stop bad memories, they are hoping they can use it to treat things like drug addiction.

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